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If you didn’t know, ginger is basically a miracle-worker. This potent little root may not look very impressive, but it has amazing properties that have been shown to tackle some of life’s worst symptoms. Check out three ways that ginger can help relieve life’s biggest pains.

Nausea and Vomiting
Feeling queasy? Research shows that ginger can help reduce stomach upset and fast. We’re big fans of ginger tea when our stomach rebels against us.

Menstrual Pain  
Great news for that time of the month: According to WebMD taking 250 mg four times daily of either Zintoma or Goldaru ginger extracts for three days at the beginning of your period reduced pain in up to 62% of women. 

Morning Sickness 
First trimester of pregnancy can bring wicked morning sickness. Turns out ginger is the most effective herbal remedy for ladies struggling with morning sickness (performing as well as Dramamine!) a new study published in The Journal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine has found. 

Source: WebMD

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